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The Maryland Crabs is a podcast based in Annapolis Maryland which was launched in September 2016 after, quite literally years of hemming and hawing.  After a few false starts, many aborted concepts, we just took the plunge, whipped out the credit cards and lit Amazon on fire with equipment orders. And here we are!

This podcast is not about interviews. It’s about topics and conversations of interest to Marylanders!

We are not going to shy away from controversy or discomfort. Valuable conversations can emerge from them. We will not be adversarial for the sake of being adversarial, but you can expect some heated exchanges between Tim and John and Guests–or any combination of those.

About Guests–we're going to have plenty of them! Some will be local or regional in nature--others more broad.

And, we may even take this show on the road. Some night, you might find us propped on a bar stool at the Ebb Tide..or worse!

To learn more about us and who we's your link!

Jul 26, 2018

This is a Crabcake from The Maryland Crabs! What is a Crabcake? Well, it's a very short snippet of something you need to know. It might be 5 minutes long..or it might be 20. In any event, enjoy your Maryland Crabcake!

OK, let me be perfectly honest, this is NOT a crabcake, it is a full blown episode and the topic deserves to have several more devoted to the problem.  What problem? Mental illness!

Today, we speak with Ray Weaver whose daughter suffers from severe mental illness. How severe? Well, let's just say that the Anne Arundel County Police were compassionately involved, she has been placed in a hospital and Ray is now she is mired in the legal morass of trying to get his youngest child the help she truly needs.

Ray is dual citizen (as is his daughter Savannah) born and raised in the Dena and now spends time between Denmark and visiting his daughter in the hospital while trying to have her released so she can commence a treatment plan in Denmark.

He is a former radio guy, a former PR hack, a podcaster (listen to A Father's Heart), one helluva musician (as is Savannah also--please listen to her song at the end of this podcast) that plays in the area frequently.

The incredible folks at the Irish Restaurant Company (Galway Bay, Killarney House, Brian Boru, and Pirate's Cove) are holding a fundraiser on Saturday, July 28th to help Ray with his expenses. It's not cheap. It is part of their Christmas in July charity program that helps local people in need. And as Ray has been a stalwart playing in their restaurants--he and Savannah were logical choices. 

Please have a listen as Ray tells us what he is going through. And if you can, head to Galesville and Pirate's Cove on Saturday from 2-6pm.  Here's a link for more info.